During the Initial Pull Period one or more of the following folder recall actions may occur. The Initial Pull Period
begins the date the Disability Control File (DCF) is updated to show “Initiate CDR”
or “Initiate CDR-VR Requested” and runs for 90 days.
CDR alerts are produced from the Automated Direct Release (ADR) process and as a result
of the CDR mailer process.
1. Megasite files operation and caves file:
Alerts are printed for both the Megasite files operation and Caves folder locations
in OCO and MAMPSC respectively and the folders are pulled and sent directly to the
Megasite/Caves sends any folder material located during the search even if it is not
the complete folder containing the CPD medical evidence.
Megasite/Caves is responsible for sending the alerts for folders that are not located
to OCO/PSC. OCO/PSCs are then responsible for performing a special search and if necessary,
preparing a duplicate folder and sending it to the FO.
Alerts for folders located in operational locations (i.e., MODS, DRS, etc.) and auxiliary
storage locations are sent to the jurisdictional PSC.
OCO/PSCs are responsible for retrieving Title II and the Title II portion of the concurrent
TII/TXVI folder(s) in operational components and auxiliary files locations, i.e.,
the National Records Center (NARA) and the Federal Records Center (FRC), for CDR direct
release/mailer alerts and mailing them to the FOs.
The PSC sends any folder material belonging to the NH located during the search, even
if it is not the complete folder containing the most recent CPD medical decision.
OCO/PSCs can take up to 90 days from the initial ADR Process selection date to locate
the Title II and Title II portion of the concurrent TII/TXVI folder(s) for CDR direct
OCO/PSC are responsible for preparing a duplicate folder (see DI 40525.075) if the folder shown on PCACS cannot be located or has been destroyed. A thorough
search is made to locate the appropriate folder/medical evidence before a duplicate
folder is prepared. (See DI 40525.070.)
FOs will contact the DRS/Module Manager for any original folder received that has
not been updated in PCACS to their location.